The Wildcat Mountain Ramblers Set For December 15 Holiday Hootenanny In San Carlos

The Wildcat Mountain Ramblers

The Devil’s Canyon Brewing Company Holiday Hootenanny has added The Wildcat Mountain Ramblers (Santa Cruz Mountains) to the line-up performing at the craft brewing company in San Carlos on Friday, December 15, 2017. The event is presented by Devil’s Canyon and organized by Scott Dailey. The Northern California Bluegrass Society welcomes this FREE bluegrass party.

Six Week Reminder: 2018 Good Old Fashioned Bluegrass Festival Band Applications Deadline Is December 31, 2017

Six Week Reminder: The deadline for Main Stage Good Old Fashioned Bluegrass Festival Band Applications is December 31, 2017 for the 25th Anniversary Festival in August 2018.

Next Brookdale Bluegrass Festival Set For March 9-11, 2018

Since 1998, the Brookdale Bluegrass Festival has been held each March and December in the San Lorenzo Valley. The festivals are presented by Brookdale Bluegrass and are welcomed by the Northern California Bluegrass Society.

However, there will be no Winter Brookdale Bluegrass Festival this year. The next Brookdale gathering will be the Spring 2018 Brookdale Bluegrass Festival to be held March 9-11 on the Felton/Ben Lomond border at the Mt. Cross Camp. This was the popular venue for last year’s spring event.

More details will be announced soon.

Your Year-End Tax Planning Can Include A Gift To Support Local Bluegrass Music

The Northern California Bluegrass Society/Santa Cruz Bluegrass Society is a California not-for-profit corporation that is a qualified IRC Section 501(c)(3) charitable organization. The Tax ID is 94-2907716.

Send checks to: NCBS/SCBS, PO Box 390846, Mountain View, CA 94309-0846.

Your year-end tax planning can include a donation to support bluegrass music that is deductible as allowed by law.

The Stoney Mountain Ramblers & Cryin’ Shame Announced To Play The Annual Holiday Hootenanny In San Carlos On December 15

NCBS welcomes the Holiday Hootenanny!

Cryin' Shame

The Devil’s Canyon Brewing Company Holiday Hootenanny has announced that The Stoney Mountain Ramblers (Menlo Park) and Cryin’ Shame (La Honda) will be among the bands performing at the 13th annual gathering in San Carlos on Friday, December 15, 2017.

The 4:00-11:00pm event is presented by Devil’s Canyon and organized by Scott Dailey.

The Stoney Mountain Ramblers

The Northern California Bluegrass Society welcomes this FREE bluegrass party each year! Good beer and good food will be available.

NCBS Walker Creek Music Camp Scholarship Fund Now Accepting Donations To Assist Spring Students

Walker Creek Music Camp students jam between classes.

The Spring Walker Creek Music Camp will be held at the Walker Creek Ranch near Petaluma April 12-15, 2018.

The Northern California Bluegrass Society Walker Creek Music Camp Scholarship Fund is now collecting donations for the camp to assist students who need financial help. Donations can be sent to: Northern California Bluegrass Society/Santa Cruz Bluegrass Society, PO Box 390846, Mountain View, CA 94039-0846, Attn: NCBS Walker Creek Music Camp Scholarship Fund.

The Northern California Bluegrass Society, a 501(c)(3) charitable organization aka the Santa Cruz Bluegrass Society, accepts donations and disburses the scholarships.

Donations to the fund are tax-deductible as allowed by law. Donors should consult their tax advisors. The Federal Tax ID No. is 94-2907716. Donors who do not need a tax deduction may donate money directly to the camp.

Seven Week Reminder: 2018 Good Old Fashioned Bluegrass Festival Band Applications Due By December 31, 2017

Seven Week Reminder: Main Stage Good Old Fashioned Bluegrass Festival Band Applications for the August 9-12, 2018 gathering in Tres Pinos are due by December 31, 2017.

2018 NCBS Bluegrass On Broadway Festival Set For January 26-28 In Redwood City

The FREE 2018 Bluegrass On Broadway Festival will be held January 26-28 in Redwood City. The festival has been presented by the Northern California Bluegrass Society each year since 2008.

Principal financial support for the festival comes from the Redwood City community, including the Redwood City Civic Cultural Commission.